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Design books

There is a large collection of books about art and design in Goldsmiths Library. These are shelved on the 2nd floor and will have a shelf number, visible on the spine of the book from 700 - 779. Shelf numbers are assigned according to subect area using a Library classification system called Dewey Decimal. 

You can use Library Search to locate print books by finding their shelf number. You can also reserve and renew items which are out on loan. 

The demo below shows how to find a book in Goldsmiths Library: 

Some useful Library shelf numbers: 

711 

Urban/landscape design

720

  Architecture

745.01

  Design theory

745.02

  Design methods/processes

745.4092

Designers

745.2 

Product Design

746 

Textiles

746.92

 Fashion Design

747 

Interior design

749

 Furniture

760 

Print/printmaking

770 

Photography

 

Electronic books

You can also access electronic books (e-books) through Library Search

Library Search ebooks

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